How our Personal Pension works for you
Save for your retirement in a tax-efficient way with contributions from the government. See how your Personal Pension works for you.
Stop, start or change payments with no penalties
Flexible retirement options
You can choose how to use your pension money
Leave your money to a loved one
Choose who to leave your money to if you pass away
The value of your pension can go down as well as up and you may get back less than you originally paid in.
What our Personal Pension offers
A personal pension is an easy and efficient way to start saving for your retirement.
- Manage online
Manage your pension online in MyAviva using your policy number. You can view your pension value, switch funds, change payments and even change your retirement age
- Flexible retirement options
From age 55 you’ll be able to take a lump sum payment, keep your pension invested and take money when you need to, convert it to a guaranteed income, or do a combination of these things
- Leave your money to a loved one
If you’d like to leave your pension to someone in particular, you can let us know. We’ll make sure we take your wishes into consideration before we make any payment
- Build around your budget
If you invest the minimum one-off payment of £10,000, you can choose to make a regular payment of £20 a month. Alternatively, if you invest the minimum regular payment of £200 a month, you can choose to make a one-off payment of £1,000
- Tax efficient
For every payment you make into your Personal Pension you get tax relief from the government. This means in most cases an additional 20% will be added. So if you pay in £80, the government will add a further £20. Tax benefits are subject to change, interpretation and depend on individual circumstances
Fair and transparent charges
We charge just 0.70% each year for managing your pension and investments. And if your pension savings go over £20,000 you’ll get a discount.
Investment funds can have additional yearly and fund manager expense charges. See our Fund Centre for more details.or visit our
Manage your Personal Pension online
Log in to your MyAviva account to see your pension details and manage any changes. If you haven’t registered for an account yet, you’ll need your pension policy number to hand.
If you're looking to open a Personal Pension, you'll have to speak to a financial adviser. Their advice may come at an additional cost, but they can help you decide if this is right for you.
Looking for something else?
We offer a variety of retirement options to help you plan for the future you want.
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